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attracted

[ uh-trakt ]SEE DEFINITION OF attracted

Synonyms for attracted

  • appeal to
  • bring
  • captivate
  • draw
  • engage
  • entice
  • fascinate
  • interest
  • intrigue
  • invite
  • kill
  • send
  • allure
  • bait
  • beckon
  • beguile
  • bewitch
  • charm
  • court
  • drag
  • enchant
  • endear
  • enthrall
  • entrance
  • grab
  • hook
  • induce
  • inveigle
  • lure
  • magnetize
  • pull
  • score
  • seduce
  • slay
  • solicit
  • spellbind
  • steer
  • tempt
  • vamp
  • wow
  • come on
  • exert influence
  • freak out
  • give the come-on
  • go over big
  • knock dead
  • knock out
  • make a hit with
  • mousetrap
  • rope in
  • suck in
  • sweep off one's feet
  • turn on
  • wile
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Antonyms for attracted

  • bore
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • disinterest
  • give up
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repel
  • repulse
  • shun
  • turn off
  • deter
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • let go
  • prevent
  • release
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATTRACTED

Stepping into the store, he attracted the attention of the proprietor.

The first picture that attracted our admiration was a "Sheep scene," by Lambdin.

Do you know, Ried, that the letter you wrote me was the first thing which attracted me to you?

Or was it the infinite humour of Falstaff which attracted him?

How, having that name recorded in his note-book, he was first attracted by the name alone.

The other three seniors, attracted by the scene, came back, and waited with Gaunt.

The noise I made had attracted attention, and people opened their windows.

My mother, attracted by the noise I was making, half opened the door.

It attracted Mr. Lorry's eyes to Carton's face, which was turned to the fire.

The shabby bag between them attracted Gloria's curious gaze.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin attractus, past participle of attrahere "to draw, pull; to attract," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + trahere "draw" (see tract (n.1)).

Originally a medical term for the body's tendency to absorb fluids, nourishment, etc., or for a poultice treatment to "draw out" diseased matter (1560s). Of the ability of people or animals to draw others to them, it is attested from 1560s; of physical forces (magnetism, etc.), from c.1600 (implied in attraction). Related: Attracted; attracting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ATTRACTED

amatory

adjectiveaffectionate, desirous

enamored

adjectivein love
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